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WISCONSIN SECURE PROGRAM FACILITY ("SUPERMAX" or "BOSCOBEL")
IAppeal Court Cites Cruel Conditions at Wisconsin Supermax
Stripped naked in a small prison cell with nothing except a toilet; forced to sleep on a concrete floor or slab; denied any human contact... this might sound like a stay at a Soviet gulag in the 1930s...it is, according to the claims in this case, Wisconsin in 2002.
Gillis v. Litscher (7th Cir., Nov. 15, 2006)
BOSCOBEL GUARD CHARGED WITH PRISONER ABUSE
Aug. 5, 2006 - Associated Press - Capitol times
Feb. 28, 2006 - Capitol Times - More than 100 maximum security prisoners will be placed in a wing of the former Boscobel-Supermax prison in an effort to more fully utilize the facility.
May, 2005 - A Wisconsin inmate, Berrell Freeman, 35, who was awarded $1.25 million by jurors will get nothing. The jury decision was overturned on legal grounds.
JS ONLINE (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Archives)
Note: Wisconsin Secure Program Facility (WSPF) has been downgraded from Supermax to Maximum Security
Supermax Makeover: Wisconsin's Harshest Prison
April 15, 2007, Associated Content, by Nathan J. Comp
The New Supermax,
March 29, 2007, Isthmus, by Nathan J. Comp
Attorneys Demand State Make Wisconsin Prison Changes (Oct. 15, 2003)
REPORT ON MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES AT SMCI (Oct. 2001)